SARASOTA COUNTY – In this edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at Geier’s Sausage Kitchen in Sarasota.


In recent years, the business has held its annual Oktoberfest celebration in the parking lot at Westfield Sarasota Square, but this year the event is being held outside the store at 7447 S. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota.


Organizers say there will be beer and wine tasting and to-go meals featuring many of the classic German favorites, but no live music. Oktoberfest at the store runs through Saturday.


This year, Geier’s is also taking part in a downtown Sarasota Oktoberfest Oct. 27 and 28 at Gulf Stream and Main Street. That event will feature live German music and dancers to go along with food and drink.


Nakita Geier and Cheyenne Schwind talk about this weekend’s celebration. Catch Feel Good Friday, weekly on SNN, the Suncoast News Network.